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. as a result, their students achieve at a higher level. let's develop more stars in education. let's invest in our teachers... ...so they can inspire our students. let's solve this. >>> welcome back. take a look at netflix. the stock catching fire today after getting a deal for exclusive streaming rights to disney movies. the deal does not kick in until after 2016, but investors are loving it today. how much of a game changer is it for netflix? porter, your take on this. is this justified, this move in the stock? >> reid hastings, netflix ceo, is pulling himself back from the brink with this move, maria. it's absolutely a show stopper. >> okay. so why is it so important for netflix? >> well, they've pretty much exhausted the growth potential in the u.s. their growth is coming from other countries. right now they're operating, believe it or not, in 51 countries outside the u.s. they have about 30 million paying subscribers. they don't have enough content. the content that they've just acquired the rights to through disney is a real show stopper. it puts them miles ahead of the competition. a
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in education and infrastructure, things that are good for the long-term growth prospects of this economy. we're going to look at the overall mix through that basic prism. >> i want to ask one final question about leadership. the center piece of your stance on the negotiations is to raise taxes on the wealthy. >> that's not the center piece of our plan. the center piece is a balanced mix of spending reforms and tax reforms that preserve the ability for us to invest in things that are absolutely essential to our ability to grow in the future. >> but so far, when it comes to raising taxes on the wealthy, one thing we know about that from all the polls is it's very popular. it's not something in which you're expending political capital to make that happen. tell me again where the president is exercising leadership -- >> i wouldn't say it's ever popular. look at the history of american politics the last 30 years or the last 40 years. never popular to do what this president did, which is to try to explain why it's important for there ato be a modest amoun of tax increases on wealthy americans. we'
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